Founder and President, Center for China and Globalization (CCG), a leading Chinese think tank. Counsellor, China State Council. Vice-Chairman, China Association for International Economic Cooperation, Ministry of Commerce; Chairman, China Global Talent Society, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. Dean, Institute of Development Studies, China Southwestern University of Finance and Economics. Vice-Chairman, China Western (Overseas) Returned Scholars Association. Member: Steering Committee, Paris Peace Forum; Migration Advisory Board, International Organization of Migration (IOM); Yale University Asia Development Advisory Council; Duke Kunshan University Advisory Council; Steering Committee, Global Competent Council, Tsinghua University; Steering Committee, Metropolis International Network. Policy Fellow, IZA. Formerly: with the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade, in charge of Chinese companies going global; Managing Director, Asia, SNC-Lavalin; Chief Trade Representative, Canada Quebec Government Office in Hong Kong and Greater China. PhD in International Business and Global Management, University of Western Ontario and University of Manchester. Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School; Visiting Fellow, Brookings Institution; Senior Fellow, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. Has taught at Peking University, Tsinghua University and University of Western Ontario as Adjunct Professor. Has published over 70 books and more than 100 articles and papers.
Asia's ongoing economic integration is bucking the international trend of trade fragmentation. With China as its engine room, the region can demonstrate the benefits of multilateralism to...